Liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will retire when his current term ends in June.

Jan 26, 2022 · 5:09 PM UTC

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Worried about Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin's prospects of voting for Justice Breyer's replacement? Unlike on legislation, they've been reliable votes for Biden's judicial nominees — and it's helped @POTUS put his stamp on federal courts.
The Recount
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“I’m looking forward to making sure there’s a Black woman on the Supreme Court.” — Then-presidential candidate Biden during February 2020 debate
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“I’ll appoint the first Black woman to the Court. It’s required that they have representation now — it’s long overdue.” — Then-presidential candidate Biden during March 2020 debate
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Among the candidates you'll probably be hearing about: • D.C. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, a former clerk for Breyer • CA Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger • South Carolina District Judge J. Michelle Childs, reportedly a favorite of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn
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“Lots of people ... have expressed their support for me and I’m gratified, but I’m really focused on this nomination.” — Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on support for her on SCOTUS during 2021 D.C. Circuit hearing. She was confirmed 53-44 (Murkowski, Collins & Graham voted w/ Dems)
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Replying to @therecount
You're falling into a trap by using the liberal, conservative, moderate labels.
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Replying to @therecount
Here it comes. Don't look up. #byebyeusa
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Replying to @therecount
So.. is Fox News melting down yet? Inquiring minds want to know.
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